Home of several Ripley’s Believe it Or Nots, North Myrtle and Myrtle Beach are known for being a spooky tourist town. But just how spooky is it? For those who love chasing a thrill, or maybe even a ghost, you have come to the right place. There are many historic stories of haunted restaurants, homes, graveyards, and much more in the North Myrtle Beach area. Whether you are here during the spooky season of October where you can find many corn mazes and chainsaw thrilling haunted trails, or here in the middle of summer, there are a ton of places to visit for a nice scare. Here are a few of our favorite places and stories.
Alice’s Grave, Pawleys Island
While there are many tales about ghosts in Myrtle Beach, Alice Flagg has been one of the most popular since the early 1800s. Long ago, Alice fell in love with a boy that just wasn’t “ good enough” for Alice according to her brother. The boy proposed and gave Alice an engagement ring. However, Alice fell ill and never got to be with her lover. Her brother stole the ring that she wore around her necklace and threw it off into the marsh. Today, it has been said that you can see Alice sometimes walking around the cemetery at the All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery, looking for her ring. The legend says Alice roams around in a white dress searching for her ring. To summon Alice, the legend says to walk around her grave backward 13 times while saying her name out loud twice. Some visitors even admit after doing this they felt a slight tug on their wedding ring.
With so many restaurants stretching from North Myrtle Beach to Myrtle Beach, it can be hard to decide which ones to visit on your vacation. There are so many different options from Italian to authentic Mexican food and even Polish food on the Grand Strand. There is something everyone will love in North Myrtle Beach, especially if you are in the mood for authentic Mexican food. Whether you were looking to celebrate taco Tuesday, or you are just interested in enjoying a nice cold margarita after a long day at the beach, here are a few of our favorite taco places in North Myrtle beach.
If you do the taco scene in North Myrtle Beach, Taco Mundo has made a big splash in Barefoot Landing. This Cantina offers everything from tacos, quesadillas, fajitas, and burritos, all while you enjoy a nice view of the Intracoastal Waterway. Choose from their indoor or outdoor seating or take a lap around their gift shop to find the perfect souvenir. The indoor-outdoor atmosphere offers a laid-back, casual vibe that is perfect for a long day out on the water.
There’s only one thing more iconic than the Cherry Grove Pier in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and that’s their donuts. Part of the Grand Strand, a 60-mile stretch of Atlantic-facing beaches, North Myrtle Beach is home to epic beaches like Ocean Drive Beach, Windy Beach, Crescent Beach, and Atlantic Beach, but donuts in North Myrtle Beach have a reputation as part of a donut making heritage that started in the Carolinas through Krispy Kreme.
If you’re planning a visit to South Carolina, Myrtle Beach is one of the hottest tourist destinations in the state. However, if you want to avoid too many crowds, the city of North Myrtle Beach is right next door, and it has tons of fun and excitement for everyone. So bring the kids, and be sure to visit one of these 12 attractions.
The city of North Myrtle Beach is a location in Horry County, South Carolina. It consists of the following beaches: Cherry Grove, Ocean Drive Beach, Windy Hill Beach, Atlantic Beach, and Crescent Beach. It is not the same as the famous Myrtle Beach, so don’t confuse the two. North Myrtle Beach is its own city.
If you love nature and fun outdoor activities, North Myrtle Beach is the place to be. Let’s take a look at some of the best North Myrtle Beach parks in this lush area of South Carolina.
Visiting North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is great any time of the year, but the fall months provide some of the best and driest weather. The average temperatures from September to December range from 60 degrees to 85 degrees. These mild temps make activities of any kind ideal for your next getaway.
From festivals to golf courses to delicious food to family-friendly events, there’s something for everyone’s next North Myrtle Beach vacation. So, whether you’re a resident or a visitor, staying in a vacation rental on Pawleys Island or an oceanfront condo, or simply winging it, below is your comprehensive list of North Myrtle Beach Things To Do in Fall.
There is nothing like looking back on a wonderful trip at the beautiful pictures and moments you captured. It is a nice reminder or picks me up when you are having a bit of an off day. A nice mini photoshoot, while you are on vacation, is the perfect way to store epic memories, and if you love sharing aesthetically pleasing images on social media, we have the perfect places for you. North Myrtle and Myrtle Beach are filled with some of the best places to capture a moment whether it is with a professional photographer or just passersby. Here are a few of our favorite places to snap the most instagrammable photo around North Myrtle Beach.
The Myrtle Beach Skywheel
Home to the largest Ferris wheel on the East Coast, Myrtle Beach can be seen for miles and miles at the top of the Sky Wheel. Each gondola is enclosed and offers heating and cooling features. Go during the day and see the beach, or go at night and see the whole town lit up. No matter when you go, the picture you can capture will be amazing. Also, if you are feeling artsy, capture a picture of the sky wheel itself lit up in the evening.
With so much to see and do in North Myrtle Beach, it can be hard to decide what to spend your time doing. From the 60 miles of beach on the Grand Strand to the wonderful attractions the town offers, there is plenty to do to keep you busy your entire time. However, there is no need to try and figure out the area by yourself, there are many places that offer tours, guided and self-lead that allow you to experience the area like a true local. Here are a few of our favorite tours in the North Myrtle Beach area.
Kayak & Boat Tours
North Myrtle Beach takes pride in their glass-bottom kayak tours as well as their boat tours. From dolphin watching to spending the day paddling out on the water, it will certainly be a day well spent. The glass bottom kayak tour will take you through the salty marshes of the beach. It is an experience the whole family can participate in and will love. Not only will the tour be relaxing and breathtaking, but it will also be educational. You will get to learn about the wildlife in the area as well as the marshes ecosystem. There are also plenty of places that offer jet ski tours, surf lessons, and even paddleboarding tours.
Just like that summer is coming to an end. There is nothing like celebrating the last bit of warm weather like having a big summer blowout vacation in North Myrtle Beach. Labor Day weekend is full of fun, excitement, and of course warm weather in the Myrtle Beach Area. From fireworks to waterpark trips, there is plenty to do and see as we bid summer fair well. No matter what you are interested in doing, Myrtle Beach has it all. Here are a few of our favorite things to do as we kick off the new season with this holiday weekend and end of summer bash.
What better way to celebrate a holiday than see beautiful fireworks. Even better, you don’t have to purchase or be in charge of the fireworks, you just get to enjoy them. There are several places throughout North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach that offer a great firework show. You can see some at Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the beach, or even the Pelicans stadium. Barefoot and Broadway both offer a great shopping and dining experience as well as live entertainment and live music. There’s nothing quite like a dinner and a show. Many restaurants located in Barefoot Landing will be overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway.
Located on a 60 mile stretch of beach in the Grand Strand sits North Myrtle Beach. A part of Horry County, South Carolina, North Myrtle Beach came about in 1968. Made from four different municipalities north of Myrtle Beach, Cherry Grove Beach, Crescent Beach, Ocean Drive Beach, and Windy Hill are all considered a part of North Myrtle Beach. The town has quickly grown from a quiet, laid-back beach town, to one of the most popular southeastern vacation destinations. While the town still holds its slower pace and of course charm, you can find the streets in the summer filled with visitors from all over, coming to experience the beach lifestyle. Take a walk down memory lane in North Myrtle Beach and learn it’s rich history and culture.
The First Settlers
It comes as no surprise that North Myrtle Beach was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The Waccamaw and Winyah Indians resided in the area and named it Chicora, or the land. Still, to this day there is a large rental company named after those who first lived here. Most of North Myrtle and Myrtle Beach was originally an Indian trail. Later this same trail became the common route from northern states to surrounding cities like Charleston or Savannah. While the English and Spanish did eventually come and settle in this area, there are still many artifacts such as arrows and pottery that you can find.